Thursday, November 01, 2012

Pumpkin Cookies

I should have made cookies much earlier in October, but first I was too busy taking autumn photos and then we were outside playing in the leaves instead. Oh, and I was making pie the other days. It must have been something about that hurricane, or maybe that jack-o-lantern that Hannah carved on Monday night, because on Wednesday  I really got thinking on cutout cookies.

Although the cookies were cut and baked on Wednesday, the frosting wasn't stirred up until this afternoon. I picked the right day because there were four eager kids here to frost and decorate after school. After dying the icing green and orange, and filling a few small bowls with candy corns and chocolate chips, we set to work.

I found my newer charges really enjoy this kind of activity, especially when they get to take the cookies home afterward. It is a good thing because the holidays are coming and this will give me a great excuse to whip up some more cookies.

In case you are wonder- ing, I did get in on the fun too. I even ate half of one cookie with a little bit of ice cream this evening. And, I walked a mile on the treadmill too. It's back home where it belongs and I intend to take full advantage of it and let My Darling know I'm grateful for it's return.


  1. I want to come to your house too - especially if I get to take cookies home:-)

    What a dreadful storm you have gone through there. We have watched it all play out on our TV and now the clean up is going to be horrendous. I just cannot imagine anything to be much worse for the people of the states of New Jersey and New York. How did you make out? Hopefully all is well with you and yours.

    Marilyn from Canada

    1. We are in upstate NY and are basically unaffected as far as the storm goes. There are people who lost their power here too, but our houses remain and our transportation system is unaffected. I too hurt for those who lost so much when the storm blew in.

      As far as the cookies go, you come on over and you can take home all the cookies you decorate. :)